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For the first time, a legal conceal carry permit holder in DC fired his weapon

2a4all

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I hope his shooting is deemed justified. But 10 rounds fired, one striking a perp's arm, four nearby buildings damaged? Was he shooting at them as they fled the scene?
 

solus

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one can cheeply view the 'unbiased' report from the infamous John Lott's site here...


the good citizen, per Lott's article, "The police report states, the shooter brandished his lawfully possessed firearm and shot at the suspect, striking him in the arm.”

[did enjoy the hyperbole from a comment from Lynne, "...estimated 700,000 to 2.5 million good guy with a gun defends...." wow quite a range of 'estimation' of good guys...kinda wonder if that is just in DC or the Nation or...?
 

color of law

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Another defensive use of a firearm by a law abiding citizen to add to the estimated 700,000 to 2.5 million times a good guy with a gun defends themselves and/or family/friends!
That's a 3.5 spread. So, based on the strike zone (17" wide), a strike would be within 60".
 
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